Dr. Naim explains why patients who feel uncomfortable in public will feel comfortable at the Tri-City Regional Bariatric Program.
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Tri-City Regional Bariatric Program's Benefits No, I like to emphasize that the most important step is for you to come and see the surgeon, see the doctor. In my program, when you make an appointment, we don’t require to go through hoops before you see me. The first thing that you do, you come and see me. I want to make sure that we are comfortable. I want to make sure that you will trust me and I want to make sure that you're going to be a good patient. And after that step, we will help you to go through every steps in terms of having a psychological evaluation, having a dietary evaluation, getting your insurance to cover the procedure so you have to come and see the whole staff. You will feel comfortable but I want you to make the call and come and see me. In case you worry about meeting me, you're a little bit maybe shy, we have a very good website that you can go on advancebariatric.com and that website has a lot of information that you can get or you can just pick up the phone and talk to my program coordinator and they will give you all the information. At the same time, we have seminars that you can come with no questions asked, just listen to me talking at the same time in the seminars, there are patients who had the LAP-BAND surgery. There are patients who had the sleeve gastrectomy. There are patients who had the gastric bypass and you can talk to them. So that will be the first step for you to get familiar with the options. And I want you to feel comfortable and they all do. We make them feel at ease.